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Tuesday, July 16. 2013
Now They Tell Us… Union Leaders Now Say Obamacare Will Destroy ‘Health & Well-Being’ of US Workers
No more plaster casts?
Leno: "With nothing to lose, Jay seems fresher and freer than he has been in years.'
How the press de-Hispanicized Zimmerman
Organic food – What is an ‘organic’ label really worth?
When public contempt for the feds increases, so does the size and scope of government.
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Spreads Government-Made News to Americans
This isn't news. The government already has a propaganda arm - it's called Main Stream Media.
Awesome: We’re All Climate Deniers Now
It will be interesting when it is discovered that all this is part of a normal weather/climate cycle. I wonder what they will say then?
Tom Francis: It will be interesting when it is discovered that all this is part of a normal weather/climate cycle. I wonder what they will say then?
That would be an interesting discovery, as we know CO2 is a greenhouse gas. Let us know when such discoveries are made.
CO2 is a very poor greenhouse gas absorbing energy in a very narrow band. Worse that narrow band is also covered byt water vapor which is a powerful greenhouse gas. CO2 is responsible for less then 1% of the greenhouse effect and water vapor is responsible for more then 98%.
That is incorrect. CO2 accounts for up to 25% of the greenhouse effect.
Kiehl & Trenberth, Earth’s Annual Global Mean Energy Budget, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1997.
I wonder what they will say then?
It won't matter to most of them. They've had ample opportunity to see what's happening. It's not about facts or science, it's about an agenda.
re How the press de-Hispanicized Zimmerman
The article raises good points. I have been wondering why the repubs aren't out there preaching the line that dems see blacks as more valuable than hispanics. Otherwise, why is Martin the hero and Zimmerman the villain?
It is also interesting to me that the former Patriots player, Hernandez, looks just as white as Zimmerman. He allegedly murdered a black man and not a racial peep from the media?
Why? Because his surname is too ethnic?
Some one has taken the famous Hitler-in-the-bunker clip and has Hitler playing Angela Corey, the lead prosecutor in the Zimmerman case. It is hilarious.
This Repub don't much care for hispanics nor blacks.
Martin was no hero just for attempting defense against an armed stalker.
Zipperhead is a scumbag killer who ain't a hero but in the eyes of some misguided idiots.
Are you still an Obama Democrat, George?
"When public contempt for the feds increases, so does the size and scope of government." James Taranto of WSJ's Best Of The Web would headline this as "Fox Butterfield, Is That You?"
Unions on O-Care: We din't know de gun was loaded!
Didn't know plaster casts were smelly and itchy? Musta never known anyone in one, or read one's story. Most excellent idea!
Climate changes slowly. Science takes time. Slow changes mean science takes longer. That's far too slow for the AlGoreBull Wormers.
I saw an interview with Robert Zimmerman Jr who, BTW, is an eloquent speaker. He was asked to describe his family background. Of course, he said he was an American but he considers himself to be bi-racial (Mestizo) and bi-cultural. They spoke Spanish in the home and adhered to Peruvian and American customs. Why was this so hard for the MSM to fathom? AA hucksters also claim the Zimmermans are Jews. Apparently that is a double NoNo.
Yall, yankers keep some strange bedfellows.
Robert Zimmerman Jr. says he ‘made a mistake’ for Twitter rant comparing Trayvon Martin to alleged baby killer
‘Unfortunately (it) may not have helped George,’ Robert Zimmerman, 32, said on CNN’s ‘Piers Morgan Live’
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/zimmerman-apologizes-racially-charged-twitter-rant-article-1.1301109#ixzz2ZDrdbZFp
"Yall, yankers keep some strange bedfellows."
I continually remain fascinated that you think we Americans give a fuck about what you foreigners think of us. Sorry, call us 'isolationists' if you will, but we just don't. Zach's equally 'superior' comments fall into the same category. We find it all vastly amusing and heartily encourage you both to waste your time and energy spitting into the wind like you do so well.
Thanks for playing along. :)
Heh, it's me pleasure to please yall, yanker.
FYI, me pa was a red dirt Oklahoma boy who brought home a Nazi princess after WWII.
Yall idiots couldn't get any whiter than this Albuquerue, New Mexican born boy of the South.
This morning, yall's fat whore, Limbaugh implies Martin considered Zipperhead was faggot stalker and Martin was defending his sexual honor.
Me self is rollin' on the floor at yall's bed time stories.
Momma taught me well how to spit proper and how to put it direct into yall yankees' bloodshot eyes.
I know you understand that you're dealing with a...(fill in the blank)...&...well...U know...
Puppy's SICK. Know a Vet...(don't waste Ur time)...
The rioting blacks are not buying the "white" Zimmerman story. It does seem that in L.A. they are chasing Hispanics and beating them. Seems like the media and race hustler narrative is not holding up very well.
It is really fascinating to me that blacks are so freaked out about this killing, and don't care about the ones that claim thousands of black lives every year: black young men killing black young men in the ghetto.
I think it shows just how tribal we all are. Tribes are extensions of families. Races are extensions of tribes. We all know from childhood that I can beat up my brother, but if somebody else attacks him, I will defend him. I think all the media and idiotic black leadership stirring things up wouldn't have worked if this weren't going on in black people's heads. For better or worse, your skin color is a uniform, perhaps more effective than an army uniform at defining who is "the other" and who is your own family/tribe.
Yall have to spend some time with black tribalists, Pubby.
Black killin' black ain't no foul cause the dead nigga NEEDed the killin'.
The black who done the deed is cultural hero, like a pilot.
One can only wonder what are the unnamed "common-sense corrections" to ObamaCare the unions think will fix the law in the way they want, and at whose expense those corrections will come. Did they think the temporary waivers the Obama Administration was handing out to its union allies just after the law was passed would last forever? Let's now watch to see whether the Administration miraculously finds some Immaculate Union Exemptions within the penumbras and emanations of ObamaCare in order to carve out special treatment for the Friends of Barack, the public be damned.
As if the Zimmerman-Martin case could not get any more bizarre, with Rachel Jeantel's appearance on Piers Morgan's show on CNN last night an entirely new chapter opens: Martin thought the guy following him might have been gay. Jeantel is not doing the Martin family any favors by suggesting a reason why their son might have attacked Zimmerman. Attacking a gay man is definitely a hate crime. Zimmerman as Matthew Shepard? It just boggles the mind. Someone needs to tell Jeantel her 2 days of fame are over. There's no book deal for her there. Morgan, the lowlife that he is, is just taking advantage of a person who's too slow to know when she's being used.
Don't yall love the way truth comes crashin' in.
Black boy stalked by armed faggot murdered for just saying,No!
Limbaugh had great fun with this early today.
Happiness runs in a circular motion...Donovan.
The words she used in her testimony were he "might have been a rapist".
If you listened carefully during her testimony at the trial, she didn't say "creepy-ass cracka," but "creepy ass-cracka," repeating it several times with that "gotcha" smile to see if Don West caught her gist. My career has taken me into some interesting venues, one of which familarized me with vernacular that apparently, up until now, hasn't yet hit the mainstream.
RJ was repeating TMs description of George Zimmerman as a creepy ass cracker, and SHE explained that it meant police or security both in her testimony and in her CNN interview. It means that TM suspected that GZ was security. Why, oh why, didn't TM just tell George Zimmerman he was a guest. It would have averted a tragedy. No harm, no foul. I know, I know it is a lot to expect from a teenager. Heart breaking.
Why didn't he tell GZ he was a guest of a resident? We'll never know what conversation (if any) took place immediately before the attack began, but to answer your question, maybe it's because (as GZ said to the police dispatcher) TM was high on drugs:
"...Trayvon was admittedly, according to his Facebook conversations, a user of DXM and Purple Drank/Lean since at least June 2011. He was also an admitted smoker of Marijuana which was found in both his urine and blood tests. His liver indicates the beginning stages of an unusual degrading known as “mild fatty metamorphasis”, and his brain tissue appeared compromised, both conditions symptomatic of DXM use...
"Trayvon makes a trip to the store and buys two of the specific three ingredients needed to blend a drug cocktail he was well versed in making (Lean). And appeared slightly exagerrated, tenuous, and wobbly (swaying) when you objectively review his physical movements on the video of the store during the purchase..."
TM has become a "poster boy" while thousands of black youth die in the streets of Chicago. Interesting, to say the least.
I'll repost this link, if you didn't read it:
These are the people who need to be held accountable, tried and locked away.
Maybe, but a little tenuous for me since it wasn't found right away and I don't recall it being tied to TM with any evidence.
“Serino says there was no evidence that the piece of awning found behind a neighbor's home was used as a tool…"It was a piece of an awning; I believe it was a piece of a window, piece of hardware basically. It looked like a slim jim," said Serino. He explains that this tool is used to break windows”
As for his supposed impairment I don't know why codeine wouldn't be picked up in a routine tox screen unless the death was so routine for the ME, he didn't perform one except for THC .
My question as well...what was tested for and what wasn't. I would also like to hear an professional's analysis as to how the deterioration of the brain tissue might affect a person's functioning.
Finally a voice of truth and reason appears on the horizon:
"I’ve been warning for the past 23 years that black racism is out-of-control – it appears black racism killed Trayvon Martin, and Paula Deen’s career!" (Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson)
And the purveyors of this crap (Sharpton et al and the CNN crowd) are falling over backwards in an attempt to portray this "thug in training" as an innocent child. That is what is heartbreaking.